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Pride of Place 2020 Conference

Thurs, 26 March 2020
Tickets £29

The Green Dragon Hotel
Broad Street

Are rural areas getting a fair bite of the apple? The Pride of Place 2020 conference is an arts, heritage and culture conversation in the heart of Herefordshire. Discuss culture-led rural regeneration with policy-makers, funders and cultural leaders, share innovative ideas, network with key organisations, and get your crucial questions answered. This is your chance to dig a little deeper into the role arts and heritage play in rural places across the UK.

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The day will include:

Talks from:

  • Laura Dyer MBE, Deputy Chief Executive, Places & Engagement, Arts Council England.
  • Professor Simon Pemberton, Keele University. Author of Rural Regeneration in the UK.
  • Clive Fletcher, Principal Advisor and Lead Specialist, Historic Places, Historic England. Author of Historic England Places Strategy.

Conversations and breakout sessions with:

  • Rosie Millard, Chair of BBC Children in Need.
  • Justine Wheatley, CEO of PEAK: Art in the Black Mountains
  • Great Place: Lakes and Dales (Great Place Scheme)
  • Northern Heartlands (Great Place Scheme)
  • Create Gloucestershire
  • Herefordshire’s A Great Place (Great Place Scheme)
  • Ferrous Festival

With thanks to Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Elmley Foundation for supporting this event. Tickets will include all refreshments, lunch, and workshops.

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